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live in the united states. and each person uses an average of 100 gallons of water every day. man: what it takes to actually make clean water is somewhat a mystery to most customers. woman: so how does water get from the river into your house, or here at school? woman: somebody has to bring that water to us, and somebody has to take it away when we're finished with it. man: the water infrastructure is vital for disease protection, fire protection, basic sanitation, economic development, and for our quality of life. man: you just can't visualize all the assets that are under our feet. we have about two million miles of pipe in this nation. if you're walking around in an urban area, you're probably stepping on a pipe. man: our grandparents paid for, and put in for the first time, these large distribution systems. woman: and in many cases, it's not been touched since. man: we're at a critical turning point. much of that infrastructure is wearing out. narrator: our water infrastructure is made up of complex, underground systems that function continuously. these 10 locations take a loo
, hose of "mad money" joins us. nice to see you. usa today put it very well graphically in their newspaper, we copied it, put it here. these are parts of the cliff, what make up the cliff. talk me through them. >> this is by far the biggest part. you basically are going to pay much higher taxes, $600 billion at stake. this is the toughest one. here, this is compilation, taxes taking people by surprise. >> if not adjusted for inflation, costs the economy $59 billion. >> social security we all knew this was a way to hire people. this is a sticking point. wealthiest people have to pay more according to democrats, republicans hate this. >> this will cost the economy $40 billion. this is where compromise has to occur. >> right. >> do you see it happening? >> no. this figure will not stand. somebody has to give. the president has to give or the republicans because this is what's going to cause a recession, if we h have a recession. >> we should all mention this didn't happen by accident. this thing was created because of failures to compromise and strike deals in the past on t
for us this morning from gaza city. anderson, good morning. set the scene for us there. >> yeah, good morning. as you said it has been another day of explosions here and rockets being fired toward israel. i saw at least five rockets being fired over the last several hours toward israel from here in gaza city. which is where most of the rockets are being fired from. and also a number of explosions incoming rockets, or air strikes by israeli forces throughout the day. at least more than a dozen that i've heard over the last several hours. don't have any reports, really, on casualties today. we just had a rocket go off right there. neil, if you can zoom in. you can see the trail right there in the sky. that would be the sixth rocket that we've heard over the last several hours. there was a response from the israeli defense forces earlier to some of the rockets, at least two of the rockets that were being fired. there was an explosion in the area where those rockets were fired from. this is pretty common this kind of thing. obviously you see a lot. remember a lot of these will very -- thi
building. israeli officials say hamas is using civilian buildings as cover to launch rockets across the border. in tel aviv, people on the street ran for cover when sirens signaled an approaching rocket. israel's iron-dome defense system has intercepted more than 240 rockets. during a trip to asia, president obama warned israel about expanding into a ground war, but he defended israel, fighting back. >> there's no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its borders. >> reporter: u.n. supreme cour general ban ki-moon is there today. thousands of tanks and rocket launchers are waiting to cross the border. so cease-fire talks continue in egypt and the president says we'll have to see how much progress can be made in the next 24, 36, 48 hours. terrell? >> susan mcginnis in washington, starting us off this morning. susan, thank you so much. >>> speaking of the president, this morning he became the first american president to visit the asian nation of burma, a country known for its repressive military rule. the president's brief six-hour vis
visit by a u.s. president to myanmar, the tiny asian country closed off for so long, they are now celebrating freedom. also the first visit to cambodia by a u.s. president. that is happening right now. >> great to be here. myanmar formerly known as burma. >>> also happening overnight, the woman at the center of the cia sex scandal, paula broadwell, surfaces at home with her husband and two young children opinion she's released a statement that we'll hear in a few moments. >>> and a brand-new update from robin coming up. she had what she calls a tuneup last week. it's all still part of her road to recovery. we have a new picture and we'll tell what you she has to say. >> love seeing that splil right now. >>> let's get to josh with the breaking news out of the middle east. >>> israelis pounding palestinian targets in gaza overnight launching dozens of new missile strikes. the death toll also climbing at this hour. almost 100 palestinians are now dead. on the israeli side, meanwhile, powerful images as another rocket fired from gaza unleashes terror. abc's alex marquardt is in gaza c
to a murder as the manhunt continues for one of the men. good evening and can you for joining us. i'm ama daetz. san holiday say arrested a man on friday after a wild chase and a shooting. tonight they'll charge him with murder and they're searching for his partner in crime. jonathan wilbanks of san jose is being held on homicide, attempted murder of a police officer and armed robbery. here's more. reporter: a friend of the 23-year-old who was shot to death here friday night has been holding a musical memorial for him for the past hour. now, the crime spree that ended up in the death of the young man has shocked a neighborhood that thought it was safe. >> a smell memorial marks the area where a 22-year-old man was shot to death during an attempted car jamaicaing friday night. a woman watched one of the masked men shoot the man. >> i saw the guy shooting, shooting just like that, one, two, three shots. reporter: this is one of the areas where the two men attempted a robbery but instead committed a homicide. the men went on a crime spree, robbing three other locations at gunpoint. this jack
don't need you to tell us there's a hurricane. we have windows. >> message delivered. good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. no cease-fire and at least 30,000 israeli re servists perhaps more are amassed at the gaza border. surrounding roads have been closed and the soldiers cell phones have been confiscated to preserve battlefield secrecy. since the pace of hostilities escalated last wednesday more than 500 hamas rockets have fallen in israel. israeli air strikes have killed at least 90 gazans. nbc's richard engel, stephanie gosk and ayman mohyeldin are in the region reporting the latest from gaza to tel aviv. first richard engel in gaza, what is the latest from your vantage point and on the cease-fire negotiations? >> we are hearing that there are serious cease-fire negotiations going on right now. when you're on the ground here in gaza it doesn't exactly feel that way. there have been many air strikes today, a media building was killed. israel is sort of -- [ inaudible ] on hamas leader or one palestinian militant at a time. sources who are involved in the israeli/pa
a suspicious fire destroyed their belongings. ktvu's lorainne blanco tells us the fire took some of those most precious items. >> reporter: for the second straight morning, firefighters tamed flames in an oakland carport. this fire started near a buick at 41st and market, destroying two cars and a motorcycle. >> they were basically near our house. you could hear the explosions, see the fire. >> reporter: deandre brown didn't have time to worry about his car or his things. all he could think about was bringing his wife and twin toddlers to safety. >> i can't even really imagine, like, what i'm going through around the holiday, the family. it's just terrible. >> reporter: this car was the family's only transportation, and the stuff that was inside that metal storage unit was just as important. >> i don't know what to do with it. like, this is their first baby clothes. i put this on them when they were in the hospital to come home and now it's all ruined! >> reporter: also ruined, the kids clothes, their stroller and all of their toys. >> i'm counting my blessings and thank god that it wasn't our
. a press conference has been scheduled for 9:30. we expect the mayor and assistant police chief to give us up-to-date information and answer any questions from the media. >> kimberly tere reporting for us, thank you. . new information on a deadly shooting in menlo park. police are saying the victim may have been killed during a robbery. today the victim was identified as 42-year-old kerry -- in the east bay. two people approached them. at some point shots were fired and officers found the victim in the street. witnesses saw two men wearing dark colored hooded sweatshirts running from the area. police have not released the identity of the woman but ask anyone with information to call the police department. police are not saying whether the victim was targeted or if it was a random attack a three-car accident happened 2:30 this afternoon. a 34-year-old woman died at the hospital. a 37-year-old man from the same car suffered major head injuries. no word on his condition or the condition of the others hur. some witnesses told nbc bay area that people often speed through the area because there
with broadwell became public. >> i come from a tradition that believes in the original sin. none of us is perfect. >> her behavior is not acceptable. it's personally unacceptable behavior. >> reporter: his fall from grace has raised questions about how our generals live and their transition to civilian life. four-star generals like petraeus are vournded surrounded by staff, security, chefs which all appear when the uniforms appear. >> you see the stars, one day he takes all of that off. it is a major adjustment. i think we need to look at this transitioning of people. >> and they went on to add that is no excuse for petraeus' behavior. the senator and leading democrat also wants to know who offered those talking points led by u.n. ambassador rice. and also why it was cut out of those talking points. david kerley, abc news, washington. >> all right, thank you, david. >>> well, president obama is making an historic visit to the southeast asian nation of myanmar. she the first u.s. leader to ever go to that country which is also known as burma. mr. obama has already met with myanmar's leaders with a
. here you go from mommy. >> here grow, kids. this all brings us to our facebook question of the day -- what is your black friday retail strategy? let us know on our fan page. wnnfans.com. >>> and we do know that it's still a few days before thanksgiving, but when santa's already making appearances, well, that needs to be on the air. >> ah, yes. the jolly old ef was over in new jersey yesterday meeting with some special needs children over at a volunteer firehouse. this was the second year that the firemen have hosted santa. they say it's a better way to let the kids have some fun without the usual commotion which can be upsetting for some of the little ones. >> yes, it can. all the better, some of the families lost their homes in sandy's flood. doing some good out there. >> and remember, folks, if you haven't donated yet or whatever. think about christmas if you lost your home, home is flooded, you still may be without power. if you haven't donated yet, if you can spare a buck, whatever you've got. donate to those kids. obviously it's a rough, weird thanksgiving and christmas for a
to remove it at the drinking water treatment plant. lloyd: what epa said to us was, "you can have an exemption from filtration "if you keep this undeveloped, "and if you can manage the wastewater so that it does not pollute your water supply." and we feel that we've reached the point where we can really keep it clean enough to drink unfiltered for the indefinite future. and new york city is in a small club of cities that actually have that filtration avoidance waiver. narrator: while municipalities are responsible for maintaining systems and source supply, the standards that protect water are established at the federal level. there are two important pieces of federal legislation that were both enacted in the early to mid-1970s. the first was the clean water act, which acts to protect rivers and lakes, and sources of drinking water. the second was the safe drinking water act, that provides federal standards to assure the safety of the water that we drink. both acts have been amended since they were first adopted, and they're both cornerstones for the water issues that we face in am
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